The East Asian Languages & Cultures faculty is a close-knit, friendly community of teacher-scholars that emphasizes the education of our students at all levels.
Firmly believing that cultural awareness, along with systematic societal change, is essential in our fight against racism, we, the East Asian Literatures and Cultures Program, will reinvigorate our effort to advance our mission of fostering understanding of East Asian cultures.
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March 31, 2022
The East Asian Languages & Cultures Program at UMass Amherst is excited to announce our online courses in Korean and Japanese language for Summer 2022 through the University Without Walls!
January 21, 2022
UMass Emeritus Professor Chisato Kitagawa passed away on January 14, 2022. He was 89 years old.
December 14, 2021
Fei Meng, Beginning Korean I student, wins 3rd place with a speech on "Making Kimchee".